What will I learn?

The Master of Science in Natural Sciences is an interdisciplinary degree program offered through the College of Sciences and Mathematics. Either a thesis or a non-thesis option may be pursued in earning the degree. Upon entering the program, graduate students will be assigned to a graduate faculty committee to design a degree plan and to over see their specific program of study, including development and administration of pertinent culminating projects and examinations.

The M.S.N.S. with a concentration in geology consists of 36 semester hours of graduate courses without a thesis or 24 semester hours of graduate courses plus six hours of thesis research and writing (GOL 589 and GOL 590). Students wishing to pursue this degree must have a background in geology.

Which department am I in?

College of Sciences and Mathematics

Study options

Full Time (30-36 semester hours)

Tuition fees
US$14,562.00 per year
Start date

Expected January, August 2022

Venue

College of Sciences and Mathematics

Miller Science Building, Suite 127,

NACOGDOCHES,

Texas,

75962, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To apply for a master’s degree program at SFA, you must meet one of the following requirements: Be in your final year of undergraduate work; Hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Generally, all applicants must have an overall undergraduate grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and a 2.8 on the last 60 hours of undergraduate work.

For international students

To apply for a master’s degree program at SFA, you must meet one of the following requirements:

Be in your final year of undergraduate work;

Hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university; or

Have 95 or more semester hours of undergraduate work at SFA and be approved as an Overlap Student (an undergraduate pursuing graduate and undergraduate studies at the same time).

Generally, all applicants must have an overall undergraduate grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and a 2.8 on the last 60 hours of undergraduate work. Minimum GPA requirements vary depending on your academic major.

You must score at least a 79 on the TOEFL, 6.5 on the IELTS, or 53 on the PTE.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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